Lansoprazole is a substituted benzimidazole, and is also known as PPI due to its property to block the final step of acid secretion by inhibiting H+/K+ ATPase enzyme system in gastric parietal cell. Both basal and stimulated acid are inhibited.
Lansec Capsule 30 mg
Benign gastric ulcer: 30 mg daily in the morning for 8 weeks.
Duodenal ulcer: 30 mg daily in the morning for 4 weeks; maintenance 15 mg.
NSAID-associated duodenal or gastric ulcer: 15-30 mg daily for 4 weeks, followed by a further 4 weeks if not fully healed.
Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (and other hypersecretory conditions): Initially 60 mg once daily adjusted according to response; daily doses of 120 mg or more is given in two divided doses.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease: 30 mg daily in the morning for 4 weeks, followed by a further 4 weeks if not fully healed; maintenance 15-30 mg daily.
Acid-related dyspepsia: 15-30 mg daily in the morning for 2-4 weeks.